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31 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Projects Aim to Improve Salmon Feed Formulation
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced over £140,000 in support for two projects aimed at improving salmon feed formulations,...
30 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Clam and Cockle Fishery Goes for World's First Double Certification
UK - Poole Harbour fishermen are aiming for a world-first after starting assessments for both Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) sustainable fishing certification...
26 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Investment in Overseas Markets Remains a Priority for Scottish Salmon Company
UK - The Scottish Salmon Company PLC has issued its Q2 2016 and half year results. Revenues for the quarter were £28.5m (Q2 2015: £31.2m) on harvested volumes...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Diagnostics Tools Could Save Aquaculture Industry Millions
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is investing nearly £250,000 in projects that aim to improve biodiversity and fish health in aquaculture...
25 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Rising Temperatures Could Accelerate Radiation Induced DNA Effects in Mussels
UK - Increased sea temperatures could dramatically enhance and accelerate radiation-induced DNA effects in marine invertebrates, a new study suggests....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Fishing Gear Selectivity Trials Look Promising to Prevent Haddock By-Catch
UK - In order to help fishermen in south west England avoid catching haddock, Seafish has carried out promising trials of innovative low headline trawl gear....
23 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Research Alliance to Improve Aquaculture and Livestock Breeding
UK - The University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute and Hendrix Genetics have established a research agreement to improve the sustainability of animal production....
22 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Climate Change Altering Rules of Sperm Competition, New Study Shows
UK - The impact of climate change on global seawater conditions could change the rules of sperm competition for many important marine species, a pioneering new study...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Consultation Launched on Electrofishing for Razor Clams
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish government has launched a consultation on electrofishing methods for the capture of razor clams....
16 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Hastings Plaice Fishermen First to Receive Sustainable Certification
UK - The Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society is celebrating being the first British fishermen to gain sustainable certification for catching plaice....
11 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Raw Material from Byproducts Expected to Increase
UK - Scientists at the University of Stirling have used models of current and future fisheries and aquaculture production, based on FAO data, to provide estimates...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Benchmark Acquires South American Shrimp Breeding Programme
UK - Benchmark Holdings plc has entered into an agreement to acquire aquaculture breeding programmes operated by Centro de Investigación de la Acuicultura de Colombia...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom NFFO Discusses Shape of Fisheries Policy Post-Brexit
UK - Since the UK's decision to leave the EU the National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO) has been actively involved in work on the post-Common Fisheries...
09 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Top Geneticist Joins Benchmark’s Breeding and Genetics Business
UK - Industry expert, Dr Alan Tinch has joined Benchmark’s breeding and genetics business as Technical Services Director....
05 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Demonstration Sessions On Offer for New More Accurate Water Sampler
UK - A new and more accurate continuous sampler to monitor persistent organic pollutants in water is being tested by FAI Aquaculture Ardtoe. ...
04 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Fishermen Share Tips on Reducing Ghost Gear
UK - A new short film featuring fishermen in Wales, working as part of the Pembrokeshire Sustainable Shellfish Initiative, shares top tips on how fishermen can reduce...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Fishermen Urged to Take Part in Annual UK Fleet Survey
UK - Seafish is calling for vessel owners and skippers across the UK to participate in its annual economic survey of the UK fishing fleet....
29 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom One in Three Children Never Eat Oily Fish
UK - A study by UK supermarket Waitrose has revealed that one in three children never eat oily fish despite the health benefits associated with its high consumption....
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Shocking Statistics Reveal Increasing Fishermen Death Toll
UK - More attention needs to be paid to safety on board fishing vessels as this year’s death toll has already exceeded last year's numbers....
28 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Study to Develop Tool for Safe Movement of Salmon to Seawater
UK - An innovative new test for seawater readiness, co-funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), could boost Scottish exports – both of farmed...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Tesco to Remove Some John West Canned Tuna from Shelves
UK - Tesco has announced that it is to stop selling some of the John West canned tuna range due to sustainability issues....
27 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Two New Industry Members Appointed to SAIC Board
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is further strengthening the industry representation on its Board with not one but two new appointments...
25 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scottish Sea Farms to Invest £35m in Argyll RAS Hatchery
SCOTLAND, UK - Salmon producer Scottish Sea Farms is to invest £35 million in a major freshwater site near Oban. This investment is part of a total £70 million...
22 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Climate Change Poses Threat to North Sea Cod and Haddock
UK - Fishermen may no longer be able to catch cod and haddock off the shores of Britain in the next century, according to a marine expert at the University of Hull....
21 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom The Economic Benefits of Ecolabels for Fisheries: A Complex Story
UK - Created to tackle issues surrounding overexploitation and ocean habitat degradation, ecolabels are designed to offer market-based incentives to encourage sustainable...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Anglesey Aquaculture Seeking New Investment
UK - Anglesey Aquaculture Limited, Europe’s largest marine recirculating aquaculture facility, is now seeking new investment....
20 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom The Freshwater Guide That Will Hook You In!
UK - The British Isles consist of diverse waters that range from torrential hill streams to the most powerful rivers and wide, meandering lowland channels. These...
19 July 2016
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Young’s Seafood Chief Executive Steps Down
UK - Pete Ward has stepped down from his position as Chief Executive of Young’s UK business operations on Monday 11 July 2016. Pete has worked at Young’s for...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom Scotland’s First Thermolicer to Help Combat Sea Lice
SCOTLAND, UK - As part of an on-going initiative to develop and use natural solutions to control sea lice, Scottish Sea Farms has invested over £4 million in purchasing...
Global Fish Farming News from United Kingdom New Seabass Nodavirus Vaccine Begins Commercial Field Trials
UK - Commercial field trials are now underway for a new generation aquaculture vaccine from Benchmark....
 
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